Category: Domain News

Daily Poll: Will the “Chip” Market Make a Comeback?

By Elliot Silver Giuseppe Graziano published his market report this week, and it wasn’t great news for Chinese Premium “Chip” domain names. Ray Hackney wrote about this yesterday. I own a couple domain names that would be considered “Chips,” but I also think they are good for Western buyers as well. I don’t closely follow…



Report: IRS.com Sold for $600,000

By Elliot Silver In a deal uncovered by George Kirikos and shared on Twitter, the IRS.com domain name was reportedly sold for $600,000: Remark Holdings $MARK sold the https://t.co/BBo2XK72rE domain name in June 2018. “The consideration consisted of a cash payment of approximately $0.6 million and assumed liabilities of approximately $0.1 million.” See page 19…



QC .com : Two letter .com #domain heads over to #China

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Two letter .com domains are the cream of the crop of any acquisition. Domain investor, George Kirikos, announced that QC.com has changed hands, and it’s now under Chinese control. QC is a great letter combination, as it’s a common abbreviation for “quality control” in products. That’s a hint of an oxymor… Source:…



Liquid domains market: GDPR cools down Escrow.com reported sales

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: GDPR COOLS DOWN REPORTED SALES: As GDPR takes effect, Escrow.com reports the lowest volume of sales since the start of LXDO. GGRG Brokerage Consulting and Giuseppe Graziano published the 2nd quarter of 2018 Liquid Domains Market Overview partnering with Escrow.com and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and ShortNames.com. This report … Source:…



#BugNerds .com : Expired, misconfigured #domain or advertising genius?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: We often come across domain names “in the wild” that fall into two main categories: .com and all the rest. When such domain names are emblazoned onto vehicles, we make sure that we’re stationary before taking a photo – safety comes first! In a recent encounter, we came across the domain BugNerds.com….



Namecheap hits $109.1 million revenue in 2017

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: One of the largest domain name registrars crossed the 9 figure mark in 2017. Domain name registrar Namecheap has been a big domain name registrar for a long time but didn’t always show up on top registrar lists because it was an Enom reseller. Now that it has pulled…



.Club posts $7.2 million revenue, lands on Inc 5000

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Revenue more than quadrupled from 2014 to 2017. New top level domain name registry .CLUB Domains has landed at #1164 on the newly released Inc 5000 for 2018. The list is ranked based on three-year revenue growth. The company had $7.2 million revenue in 2017, up 419% over 3-years….



Keenetics.xyz: A young artist shares what drives him to create in this week’s #WebsiteWednesday

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Keenetics.xyz – GoDaddy customer (United States) We’re in week two of our 4-week #WebsiteWednesday series highlighting our .xyz 4th-anniversary website building contest winners, and this week is all about the artful creativeness of Keenetics.xyz! But what makes Keenetics.xyz and it’s creator Eric An so unique? For our judges, i… Source: Domaining…



Gumwand Inc. files lawsuit to get Gumwand.com domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Gum removal company continues to chase elusive domain name. Gumwand Inc, a company that sells tools to remove gum from flooring and public spaces, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) in Federal District Court in Virginia to get the domain name Gumwand.com. The company uses Gumwand.net and has been trying…



#Sedo dot .info #domain auction ending tomorrow

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The LLL .info auction by Sedo is ending tomorrow, and by the looks of it, there’s a lot of opportunities to be had. Why? Because very few of these three letter .info domains have met the minimum bid of $99 dollars. It sounds crazy, but we recall a time that mid-high three…



Amplify your Brand on YouTube

By admin NameSummit.com: Make the most of YouTube by effectively using the second largest search engine platform in the world. By deploying itsRead More… Source: Domaining     



Guess How Much (little) A $245 Powerball Win Is After Taxes in New York City?

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Powerball, Elon Musk, Thank You, Gratitude, Oeros, Location data, Google, Tracking You, Avocado Toast That $245 million Powerball winner faces high taxes and little chance of remaining anonymous Elon Musk Isn’t All He’s Cracked Up to Be How to Give a Meaningful “Thank You” … Source: Domaining…



AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 14, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 14, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



Daily Poll: Will the “Chip” Market Make a Comeback?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Giuseppe Graziano published his market report this week, and it wasn’t great news for Chinese Premium “Chip” domain names. Ray Hackney wrote about this yesterday. I own a couple domain names that would be considered “Chips,” but I also think they are good for Western buyers as well. I don’t closely……



Trending domain name keywords: vein, ton, globe, fashion, tesla

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of July 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There was no common keyword in the 2 lists. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or…



#FreeMarket .com : This #domain marketplace deserves more exposure

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: It’s strange that we just found out about FreeMarket.com, a free domain marketplace operated by Freelancer. Since 2014, the web site is hosting only domain name listings; before, it was a general marketplace like e.g. eBay. The domain itself was registered way back in 2003. There are more than 50,000 domain names…



38th dot-brand bows out after acquisition

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Telecity Group, which used to be a major London-based internet collocation facilities operator, has told ICANN it no longer wishes to run its dot-brand gTLD. .telecity will become the 38th dot-brand gTLD to terminate its registry agreement. The company, which had close to £350 million ($445 million) revenue in 2014, was…



Report: IRS.com Sold for $600,000

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: In a deal uncovered by George Kirikos and shared on Twitter, the IRS.com domain name was sold for $600,000: Remark Holdings $MARK sold the https://t.co/BBo2XK72rE domain name in June 2018. “The consideration consisted of a cash payment of approximately $0.6 million and assumed liabilities of approximately $0.1 million.” S… Source: Domaining…



132 Domain Discoveries for August 15th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



$105k in Sales on August 14th – Merchant.org sold for $5,100 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Merchant.org which sold for $5,100 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 209 sales for a total of $104,551 with an average sale price of $500. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 10% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



ICANN CTO: no reason to delay KSK rollover

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN’s board of directors will be advised to go ahead with a key security change at the DNS root — “the so-called KSK rollover” — this October, according to the organization’s CTO. “We don’t see any reason to postpone again,” David Conrad told DI on Monday. If it does go ahead…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday August 15th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: We’ve all seen it. That lone cart at the grocery store that’s just sitting there. Is it a gift? Is it a cart that someone has left there because they didn’t need to take it all the way to the car? Sparing us the wrestling match of trying to get a single…



Daily Domain Picks 8-15-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 8-15-18 What a difference two months makes, Merchant.org closed at NameJet in June for $1,557 and now closes at Flippa for $5,100. 7 day Public auctions on GoDaddy are interesting, started monitoring them as Namebio does not report them and I am sending results to Michael Sumner. A…



What domain name conferences do you go to?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I went to my first domain conference in 2010, it was TRAFFIC in Vegas (here’s the recap…scroll down and you’ll see young me!), and like most Domainers learn right-away, it was amazing to be with a group of people that would actually enjoy talking about domain names. Yeah, it’s no secret that…



Evaluating Domain Hacks

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Christian.com sold for $600,000 / DomainX 2018 – A Super Domaining Show again! / Meichou.com sold for $7,877 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Block/Coin/Chain/Blockchain/Crypto Domains – Be … → Source: Domaining     



Look at the Other Extensions

By Elliot Silver When I receive an offer or inquiry, I tend to do a little research before replying. I want to see who is interested in acquiring my domain name, and I also want to see why they might be interested in buying the domain name. To do this cursory research, Google, LinkedIn, and…



Christian.com Sold for $600,000 via Sedo

By Elliot Silver Sedo broker Dave Evanson just announced via Twitter that he brokered the sale of Christian.com for $600,000: Just sold Christian(.)com for $600,000 @sedo!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) August 14, 2018 Once the sale is archived on DNJournal by Ron Jackson, it will rank as the fifth largest…



Sedo weekly sales led by Christian.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and Christian.com led the way at $600,000. The domain sold for the same price 9 years ago. VideoEditor.com was second at $49,000. 46 .com sales 28 cctld sales 8 other tld sales I thought uGold.com was a good buy at $2,500. Domain name Price Currency…



Sedo weekly sales led by Christian.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and Christian.com led the way at $600,000. The domain sold for the same price 9 years ago. VideoEditor.com was second at $49,000. 46 .com sales 28 cctld sales 8 other tld sales I thought uGold.com was a good buy at $2,500. Domain name Price Currency…



Photos & Highlights from the 1st Edition of the Indian Domain Summit in Kolkata, India

DNJournal: The rapidly growing domain industry in India got another shot in the arm Saturday when the new Indian Domain Summit had a successful 1st run in Kolkata. Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Is Domain Investing Ethical?

By Elliot Silver I regularly see people discuss whether certain aspects of the domain investment business are ethical. People question the ethical nature of what happens with expiring domain names, auction bidding, trademark registration, pay per click parking, affiliate marketing, and a variety of other issues and topics related to investing in domain names. Some…



#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 8/12/2018 led by Christian.com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending August 12th, 2018. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. One six figure sale this week, along with 7 domains that sold in the five figure range for .com, and…



Sir Stelios is back : #easyJet sues two Latin American airlines

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou founded easyJet in 1995, at the age of 28. The Greek-Cypriot billionaire operates an empire of “easy” companies; for his entrepreneurial acumen and philanthropic contribution, he received the knighthood in 2006. The easyGroup group of companies has filed several UDRP cases against domain names tha… Source: Domaining     



Liquid domains did not have a good second quarter according to report

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Giuseppe Graziano released his LXDO liquid domains market report for the second quarter. As GDPR takes effect, Escrow.com reports the lowest volume of sales since the start of LXDO. Giuseppe commented that the median values of disclosed transactions also recorded very large decreases in almost all categories. This calls for caution…



Look at the Other Extensions

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: When I receive an offer or inquiry, I tend to do a little research before replying. I want to see who is interested in acquiring my domain name, and I also want to see why they might be interested in buying the domain name. To do this cursory research, Google, LinkedIn,…



AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 13, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 13, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



Christian.com domain name sells for $600,000 (again)

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Domain name sells for the exact same price that it sold for in 2009. Sedo domain name broker Dave Evanson announced today that he brokered the sale of the Christian.com domain name for $600,000: Just sold Christian(.)com for $600,000 @sedo!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson)…



Christian.com sells at Sedo for $600k – It sold again for $600k in 2009!

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Dave Evanson, a Sedo broker, announced today they the domain name Christian.com sold at Sedo for $600,000. The domain is still parked at Sedo and whois at GoDaddy still shows the Sedo Transfer Service as the owner, so the new owner is not known yet. The remarkable here is that christian.com…



DreamHost enables export-to-WordPress for its Remixer website builder

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: No lock-in with DreamHost’s site builder. I’ve been reviewing non-WordPress website builders over the past month and have more reviews to come. These site builders make it easier for non-techies to build websites than using WordPress. But there’s a big drawback: lock-in. Each builder is proprietary and they are…



Christian.com Sold for $600,000 via Sedo

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Sedo broker Dave Evanson just announced via Twitter that he brokered the sale of Christian.com for $600,000: Just sold Christian(.)com for $600,000 @sedo!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) August 14, 2018 Once the sale is archived on DNJournal by Ron Jackson, it will rank as the fifth…



#Sedo sales : Dave Evanson brokers #Christian .com #domain for six figures

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Senior domainer broker at Sedo, Dave Evanson, announced the brokered sale of the domain Christian.com. The first name domain with religious references, sold for $600,000 dollars. Said Dave Evanson: “Just sold Christian.com for $600,000!! Congrats to buyer and seller!!” Christian.com was registered in 1997, presumably afte… Source: Domaining     



Trending keywords for July include, Fashion, Globe and Tesla

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Verisign reported their top 10 trending keywords for July. A random bunch of keywords in this report. Fashion, Globe and Tesla were in the top ten this month. .COM .NET vein ton globe fashion years film custody company litigation over cozy mortgage tesla genesis wicked head claims source fitter ward Source:…



In the next round of new extensions will .Coin go for a pretty penny?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: When the next round of new gtlds comes around, (yes there will be another round). What will be the extensions in demand? As many know Mike was involved heavily in the first round of new gtld’s consulting with Monte at RightofTheDot.com. Mike and I had a conversation where he shared…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 8/14/2018!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 8/14/2018. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input … → Source: Domaining     



Most Common Cryptocurrency Scams & How to Avoid Them

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: No Regrets, Jeff Bennett, Jeff Bezos, Cryptocurrency, Amazon, Cannabis, Cannabis Patch, Fibromyalgia and Nerve Pain, Apple, Capitalism, Social Impact Initiative Most Common Cryptocurrency Scams & How to Avoid Them This is Jeff Bezos’ 3-question test for new Amazon employees Social Inf… Source: Domaining     



Brandon Abbey joins #crypto services company, Scrypto Finance and Trust

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain industry and escrow services veteran, Brandon Abbey, has assumed a new position with a newly founded company. Mr. Abbey is now the co-founder and Managing Director of Escrow Services of Scrypto Finance and Trust. Going by “Scrypto” the company’s web site states the following: Our mission is to connect holders… Source:…



TJX Acquires Sierra.com From Activision For Sierra Trading Post

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: The TJX Companies have acquired the premium generic domain name Sierra.com from Activision Publishing Inc. for an undisclosed amount. TJX is a publicly traded company, so there is potential that the purchase price may be revealed in a SEC filing at a later date. Although, the companies revenue is $33 billion…



Daily Poll: Is Domain Investing Ethical?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I regularly see people discuss whether certain aspects of the domain investment business are ethical. People question the ethical nature of what happens with expiring domain names, auction bidding, trademark registration, pay per click parking, affiliate marketing, and a variety of other issues and topics related to investing in doma… Source:…



Daily Domain Picks 8-14-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 8-14-18 Go.biz sold for $8,000 at Afternic to lead the way on Monday. TPcoin.com closed at $4,050 on GoDaddy. Top sales/closes from yesterday: go.biz 8,000 USD 2018-08-13 Afternic meichou.com 7,877 USD 2018-08-13 GoDaddy xhhh.com 5,100 USD 2018-08-13 GoDaddy tpcoin.com 4,050 USD 2018-08-13 GoDaddy mapqwest.com 3,10… Source: Domaining     



133 Domain Discoveries for August 14th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



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